Spring 2021 features:

Central to the Heart: Our Legacy Family

James Becker

One alumna writes about how her family has seen four generations of students on campus. With every university name change came another graduate, providing a shared legacy and memories they will always cherish. Read Story

War and Suffrage Through the Window of Yeater

Yeater HallThere's more to the story of Yeater Hall than you might know. Laura J. Yeater's history with the university dates back to 1900. She saw how two world wars impacted the community and was active in the women's suffrage movement. Yeater Hall opened in 1941, and female students lived there only a few years before the Navy V-12 men moved in. It served as a residence hall for women after the war until 2015. Read Story 

Pertle Springs: From National Destination to Outdoor Lab  

Pertle SpringhouseThe area UCM alumni know as a recreational retreat, golf course or place to study plants and wildlife was a popular resort in the late 1800s. People would travel by train to Warrensburg from all across the country for boating, swimming and mineral-rich spring water thought to have healing properties. Read Story

Front and Central: A Century of Great Performances

Hendricks Hall Construction 1922For more than a century, UCM has hosted great speakers and performers. The first stage was College Auditorium, dedicated in 1923 and renamed Hendricks Hall a decade later. In 1976 the Multipurpose Building opened, providing a venue for large-scale concerts and events. Read Story

2022 Seeing Central Calendar Photo Contest

Calendar Image FlowerHow do U C Central? With Missouri's bicentennial and UCM's sesquicentennial both happening this year, we've had the pleasure of exploring great photos — past and present. We are putting together a 2022 calendar of our favorites and want your submissions! Enter Contest




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